FALKNER–Today, 10 members of the Falkner High School track team will compete in the North Half track meet at Coldwater High School. A top four finish in any event will earn a berth in the state track meet scheduled for this month in Pearl . The 2005 season was the last time any member of FES track team qualified for the state meet.
Don Martini coaches the Eagles and said he has been amp”very pleasedamp” with the team’s performance and that the team had amp”worked hard.amp” Martini added that the team has had strong performances at the Thrasher Invitational and the Corinth Divisional meet held earlier this season.
Last Saturday, the team members qualified for today’s meet by placing in the top four of their individual events at the Region 1-1A meet that was also held at Coldwater.
Below is a list of team members and their events:
Michael Hopper, 110 meter hurdles, long jump
Robert McCoy, long jump
Melissa Maldanado, 800 meter run, relays
Brianna Gates, 200 meter dash, relays
Hannah McElwain, 300 meter hurdles, relays
Deonna Prather, Kierstin Hill, Shelby Jones, Kolbe McElwain,
and Delayne Stodghill, 400 meter, 800 meter, and 1600 meter relays